Estelle Cronmiller

PhD Student, Materials Science Program

Estelle Cronmiller



Ph.D., Materials Science In Progress, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado

B.S., Materials Chemistry (2019), Binghamton University, Binghamton NY


After completing an honors Bachelors Degree in Materials Chemistry from Binghamton University in 2019, Estelle was admitted to the Materials Science program at Colorado School of Mines to pursue a PhD. That fall, she joined the Strathmann group primarily concerned with catalysis design and optimization for propylene recovery from wastewater streams. Outside of academics, Estelle works to close the gap between food waste and hunger on and off campus through volunteer efforts connecting food insecure peoples with community surplus. She also finds time for cooking, rock climbing, and being outside.

Honors and Awards

  • ACS Outstanding Senior Chemistry Student Award 2019
  • Chemistry Department Outstanding New Student Graduate Student Fellowship 2019

Contact Information

Colorado School of Mines, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 1500 Illinois St., Golden, CO 80401. Email